Diplomatic bonds between India and South Asia have strengthened amid China’s increasingly assertive behavior. However, disagreement over the nature of the emerging regional security architecture threatens to jeopardize the Indo-Pacific relationship.
China has offered to convene Parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to discuss possible U.S. re-entry. China could leverage this to cooperate with the United States on shared issues in exchange for maintaining China’s core interests.
South Africa can incorporate lessons from its recent term on the UN Security Council to maintain multilateral and regional leadership roles and champion an African-centered strategy that promotes collective peace and security.
Debates about the role of the U.S. dollar, the necessity of a new international agreement, and a new monetary order have resurfaced during the COVID-19 pandemic. Can a new system accommodate globalization, technology, and a changing geo-economic framework
The finalization of the China-EU Comprehensive Agreement on Investment signals lasting transatlantic divisions following the Trump administration. Can the Biden administration work with the EU to address China’s concerning economic practices?
The Antarctic Treaty System (ATS) serves Australia’s interests and upholds science-driven norms while dampening China’s efforts to access Western technology and exploit fisheries. Countries should safeguard the ATS amid rising geopolitical competition.
In light of conspiracy theories rising during the pandemic, this report provides reform recommendations to platforms to help define democratic oversight and fight disinformation. Can platforms act before governments are able to?
While the European Union’s strategy on cybersecurity strengthens Europe’s technological and digital sovereignty, additional measures are needed to develop European cyber diplomacy that upholds strategic openness and protects the digital-single market.
In Beijing’s view, the East is rising while the West is declining. U.S. democracy appears weak compared to the Chinese governance system due to domestic issues, including the COVID-19 response. China is ready to defend its interests and its power.
The pandemic set back the 2020 climate change agenda. Although the United States, China, and the European Union will drive the 2021 climate change agenda, they are also competitors. Can the EU strengthen multilateralism to meet the Paris Agreement?